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7.4 earthquake hit off the coast of guatemala this morning. officials there say the worst of the damage is in the state of san marcos near the mexican border. a red cross spokesperson says folks across the entire country felt the quake and there are reports of buildings shaking as far as away as mexico city and el salvador. guatemala's president calls it the largest quake to hit his country in more than 35 years. at least one person is dead and several others trapped when part of a shopping center collapses. that tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. guana, authorities say the top floor of the five story department store came crashing down in the capital city. amateur video shows a large crowd gathering around a pile of debris. rescuers pulled out several victims. the nation's president cancelled campaigning for the day to visit the site and donated it a disaster zone. chile. dozens of fishermen battled police in the capital city of santiago a limit over fishing. the fishermen claim it could cripple their business. they set up road blocks on threw stones. the cops
guatemala's coast. the quake was centered 28 miles southwest of champariko. there's no word of damage or a possible tsunami. but once again, a 7.5 earthquake just reported off the coast of guatemala. >>> voters in birkly rejected the controversial sit/lie law. the measure would have banned sitting and lying in that area at certain times of the day and the night. the meche ure lost 52 -- measure lost, 52% to 48%. >>> voters defeated a temporarily tax -- measure o. >>> some san francisco holiday tradition get underway today. two ice ridges get going at 10:00 a.m. the ridge at the embarcadero -- ice ridges get going at 10 -- ice rinks at the embarcadero get going at 10:00. >>> let's go back to sal. >> that's right. one more check, dave and tori. westbound, you will see slow traffic. you will see it's moving well. they still have the big rig causing trouble. westbound on the right. bay bridge toll plaza, is light this morning. and if you are driving on the peninsula, san jose is very slow. you will see slow traffic in -- on san francisco approach. let's go to steve. thank you. a lot of fo
billion worth of cuts and tax increases. a strong and deadly earthquake hitting guatemala. 48 people killed hundreds more injured. officials say 100 people are still missing there. the 7.4 magnitude quake destroyed dozens of houses, roads and cars. it triggered land slides that delayed rescue efforts. finally to scotland where a fireworks show went horribly wrong sending the explosives right into the crowd. you can see the crowd running off. one little girl suffered burns on the side of her face. patti ann? >> one area hit hard by hurricane sandy was staten island new york. they have a new round of misery. nor' easter piling 6 inches of snow on top of the damage and destruction. good morning, robert. >> the snow makes for a pretty picture on staten island. it masked the misery. the power lines and trees were precarious to begin with because of hurricane sandy. you can take a look behind me here. to see the polls leaning over there take the power lines down at any moment. if you walk over here this tree also leaning precariously on the side of the road. this is a one-two punch this bo
shelters. >> at least 40 people have been killed in an earthquake off of guatemala's pacific coast. most of the victims were killed in the northwestern state of san marcos, which saw heavy damage. lawmakers in greece have approved a new round of austerity cuts amidst massive protests. on wednesday, the greek parliament narrowly backed a $13.5 billion austerity package featuring tax hikes and pension cuts -- greece's's fourth austerity package in three years. more than 100,000 people took to the streets of athens to oppose the measure, capping a three-day strike and staging greece's largest protest since august. the protest ended in clashes with police firing tear gas to disperse the crowd. turkey has unveiled plans to ask that nato deploy patriot missiles along its border with syria. the move would effectively create a no-fly zone over the turkey-syrian border. the move comes as syria is seeing some of its worst violence to date, with reports of dozens, if not hundreds, of deaths over the past week. at the united nations, undersecretary general for political affairs warned that syria is
that there has been an earthquake there. buildings rattled in mexico city. this was off the coast of guatemala. guatemala city, the closest major city to the epicenter. 7.5 magnitude quake off the country's pacific coast. that according to the u.s. geological survey. no word on damage or casualties yet. no word on any kind of a tsunami warning. that will depend on what happened on the ocean floor. we're watching story very closely. buildings were shaking in mexico city. this is large earthquake. 7.5. we'll bring you update as they come into the newsroom. jenna: major airlines are canceling flights into and out of the new york city area. a huge international hub of course. this coming ahead of the second significant storm in a little more than a week. rick has more on this now, rick? >> jenna, 24,000 flights were canceled because of sandy last week. the airlines not taking any chances with this new storm on its way. already flights are being canceled all over the northeast. starting tomorrow at noon, united suspending most of its service. the airlines warning customers that the nor'easter will
for survivors in a deadly earthquake in guatemala. the 7.4 magnitude tremor killed at least 48 people. several aftershocks have followed. >>> the u.s. army private accuseded of leaking classified documents to wikileaks could take responsibility for minor offenses. but bradley manning could be tried on more serious charges, including aiding the enemy. >>> lady gaga is pledging mon $1 million to victims of hurricane sandy. she says fans in new york city made her the artist she is today. >>> we are expecting an update shortly from governor chris christie on the nor'easter that has hit the region on the heels of superstorm sandy. certainly adding insult to injury. >>> plus a cabinet shakeup ahead. what the president's team will look like for his second term. who might stay, who might go. we'll talk about it. ♪ [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50%
and support breast cancer research and access to care. jon: massive destruction in guatemala to tell you about after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake there. dozen os of people dead -- dozens of people dead and the scale of the devastation just beginning to emerge. rick folbaum has the latest. >> reporter: this is tough. it was a big one, as you said, 7.4, and it took dozens of lives, jon, a death toll that officials there say will go higher. this is what it looked like in zahn marcos -- san marcos, galt guatemala, and you might notice some buildings are standing and others are piles of rubble. that's because the newer buildings were built to withstand this kind of shock, the older ones just crumbled. more than 150 homes going down. the quake was felt in neighboring mexico and el salvador, there was even a tsunami alert off the coast of el salvador. as for the victims, in one case an swire family was -- an entire family was killed. a couple and their six young children crushed from rocks and earth from a hill that slid into their home. aftershocks continue to rattle nerves there. the cleanup and the
never know what can happen. bill: we are seeing frightening video of a massive earthquake in guatemala. after in the aftermath, absolutely staggering. 52 are dead. that number is expected to rise in the coming days. thousands of homes damaged or destroyed all together. most without electricity or running water. it many the quake to hit that country going back to 1976. martha: now that the presidential election is in the rearview mirror. people are starting to talk about the next republican ticket and who might be on the short list for 2016. you see already marco rubio has planned a trip to iowa. chris christie and some people who work for him are starting to take on more prominent positions. let's chat about this with john roberts. you don't want to take a little bit after break in between? >> reporter: three days after the election and we are bored already. never too early to talk about the next presidential election cycle. the short list is a long list. let's bring up the top contenders. congressman paul ryan of course. i talked to people who are close to him and they say he hasn't t
of guatemala. it rocked the capital and shook buildings as far away as mexico city and el salvador. airlines are taking no chances ahead of the second major storm in the new york area just over a week. already suspended most of the service in and out of the region. american airlines will shut down services at 3:00 p.m. today. other major airlines are asking passengers to rebuild their flights for a later day. and there is one more sign that new york is getting back to normal after hurricane sandy. the holland tunnel is now open to all traffic after being closed today due to super storm cindy. those are your news headlines at this hour. now back to tracy and lori. tracy: everybody can stay away and go through the holland tunnel. the markets areepricing in an obama victory and they were right, charlie gasparino the first to report it, so where should you put your money now and what should you do with the fiscal cliff? >> i think people underestimate just how much smarts rs investment banks decide what you saw people trading on a romney victory. the analytics at the firms, what we were first re
there is a desperate search on for survivors in guatemala after a massive quake yesterday struck near san marcos, near the mexican border. nearly 50 reported dead so far but dozens believed buried under collapsed buildings and other debris. that earthquake had a magnitude 7.4. rescue efforts tonight there today. martha: congressman paul ryan now heads back to washington where there is indeed lots of work to do. he will continue his responsibilities there as the chairman of the house budget committee, which is a powerful position, as we face a mountain of debt that now stands at more than $16 trillion. so where do we go with all this? art laffer is former reagan economic adviser. art, good morning, good to see you this morning. >> good morning, martha how are you. martha: i'm doing just fine, thank you. let's talk about paul ryan. he was vilified for his budget when it came out and passionately supported by others. the president called him out on it once in a public forum. he ran for vice president, lost, now what? >> well, now i think the ryan budget is a real problem for the president. when he was ru
his state's recovery moving backwards. take a look at some of the damage in guatemala. a powerful earthquake left 50 people dead. it left roads, homes, and schools in ruins. and knocked out power. some 600 miles away people in mexico city could feel it. >> a lawsuit filed in california is seeking more than $775 million in damages from south korean automaker hyundai and kia motors. the suit follows last week's admission from the companies that they overstated the fuel efficiency ratings on more than a million vehicles recently sold in the u.s. and canada. >>> voters in arizona re-elected controversial sheriff jou arpaio. he is known for his tough stance on undocumented immigrants. the aclu and u.s. justice department filed lawsuits against the 80-year-old apie yoe accusing him of civil rights violations and racial discrimination against latinos. and guys, you keeps getting re-elected again and again. >> thank you very much, christine. time for your early read. a look at the local newsmaking national headlines. this is chicago sun times, your hometown paper. jesse jackson jr. is hol
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